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Diminishing returns in agriculture

F. Lester Patton

Diminishing returns in agriculture

by F. Lester Patton

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Published by Columbia university press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby F. Lester Patton.
    SeriesStudies in history, economics, and public law
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsH31 .C7 no. 284
    The Physical Object
    Pagination100 p.
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6698742M
    LC Control Number27003377
    OCLC/WorldCa3107110

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DIMINISHING RETURNS IN AGRICULTURE Hardcover – January 1, by F Lester Patton (Author)Author: F Lester Patton. A third and final object is to show, by means of the presentation of some statistics of the past history of agricultural productivity and some arguments in refutation of certain views as to its future, the apparent lack of foundation for the belief in a temporal process of diminishing returns in agriculture.

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PRESCOTT. Waite Agricultural Research Institute, University of by: 1. Aug. 1, Law of Diminishing Returns in Agriculture It is obvious that this curve represents diminishing output per unit of additional input and that exact expression can be given it.

In each of these experiments, especially those performed by Mitscherlich, productions were obtained with the variation of a single element of plant Size: KB. Due to inadequate use of machines in agriculture, output tends to diminish.

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This is a free pdf download of the entire book. As the author, I own the copyright. David Ricardo first gave the example of the Law of Diminishing Returns while explaining Rent as a factor of production.

He said after a certain point if we apply more and more fertilizer the return from land will come down instead of rising. This was pre- industrial England in 18th century. The Law of Diminishing Returns: Production in agriculture or industry is possible due to the employment of the factors of production.

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Developed by the influential British economist David Ricardo, this fundamental economic law demonstrates. T hus diminishing returns for management come about because of imperfect decisions and the corresponding misdirection of resources relative to price and production outcomes”.

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The Alleged Law of Diminishing Returns In Agriculture Showing What This Alleged Law Is John Stuart Mill quoted as to the importance, relations and nature of this law -- The reductio ad absurdum by which it is proved -- Contention that it is a misapprehension of the universal law of space.

Diminishing returns occur in the short run when one factor is fixed (e.g. capital) If the variable factor of production is increased (e.g. labour), there comes a point where it will become less productive and therefore there will eventually be a decreasing marginal and then average g: agriculture.

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The law of diminishing return can be studied from two points of view, (i) as it applies to agriculture and (ii) as it applies in the field of industry. (1) Operation of Law of Diminishing Returns in Agriculture: Traditional Point of View.

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